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Absolute monarchy

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Definition of the noun Absolute monarchy

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noun

  1. A state over which a sole monarch has absolute and unlimited power.
  2. [uncountable] The rule of such a monarch, as a form of government.

Explanation

Absolute monarchy is a monarchical form of government in which the monarch has absolute power among his or her people. An absolute monarch wields unrestricted political power over the sovereign state and its people. Absolute monarchies are often hereditary but other means of transmission of power are attested. Absolute monarchy differs from limited monarchy, in which the monarch's authority is legally bound or restricted by a constitution.

  • also known as ระบอบสมบูรณาญาสิทธิราชย์, 君主專制

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Google previewColton's Common School Geography (1872)

Illustrated by Numerous Engravings and 22 Study Maps, to which are Added Two Full-paged Railroad Maps and a Complete Series of Ten Commercial and Reference Maps of the United States by Joseph Hutchins Colton

An Absolute Monarchy is that in which the power of the sovereign is unlimited. 5. An absolute monarchy is generally called an Empire j and the sovereign, an Emperor. Other names are used in different countries instead of emperor ; as, Sultan, ...

Google previewRudiments of Geography ... Accompanied with an Atlas (1828)

by William Channing WOODBRIDGE

An absolute monarchy is a government, in which the will of the monarch is ...

Google previewEasy Introduction to ... Geography (1830)

by Thomas Tucker Smiley

An absolute Monarchy is that in which the voice of the monarch is the law. AH the countries of Asia, and Africa, and Russia, and Turkey in Europe, are governed by absolute Monarcl,s. Fo'mt out on the map those countries which are governed ...

Google previewRudiments of geography, on a new plan. Accompanied with an Atlas (1828)

by William Channing Woodbridge

An absolute monarchy is a government, in which the will of the monarch is ...

Google previewCornell's Grammar-school Geography (1863)

Forming a Part of a Systematic Series of School Geographies, Embracing an Extended Course and Adapted to Pupils of the Higher Classes in Public and Private Schools by Sarah S. Cornell

An absolute monarchy is a government which vests the supreme power without limit in a single person, whose will is law. A limited monarchy is a government which vests the supreme power in a single person, but limits him in its exercise by a ...

Google previewDictionary of Politics (1992)

Selected American and Foreign Political and Legal Terms by Walter John Raymond

Absolute Monarchy. See MONARCHY.

Google previewThe Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy (2008)

by Nicholas Bunnin, Jiyuan Yu

The traditional absolute monarchy was inherited and supported by the theory of the divine right of kings. Monarchy contrasts with aristocracy, in which sovereignty lies in the hands of a class of persons, and with democracy, in which ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

absolute monarchy ' absolute Monarchie f (pol) (-> constitutional monarchy < enlightened absolutism absolute moral values e absolute moralische Wette pl (eth) -> moral absolutes ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

For, as with us the executive power of the laws is lodged in a fingle perfon, they have all the advantages : strength and defpatch that are to be found in the most absolute monarchy : and, as the legislature of the kingdom is intrusted to three difti, ...

Google previewThe Law-dictionary: Explaining the Rise, Progress and Present State of the British Law (1820)

Defining and Interpreting the Terms Or Words of Art, and Comrising Also Copious Information on the Subjects of Trade and Government by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins

For, as with us, the Executive power of the laws is lodged in a single person, they have all the advantages of strength and dispatch, that are to be found in the most absolute monarchy : and as the Legislature of this kingdom is intrusted to three ...

Google previewConcise Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2000)

As long as the state is an absolute monarchy, however, its citizens owe absolute obedience to its ruler. See also: Maimonides, M. Further reading Netanyahu, B. ( 1972) Don Isaac Abravanel: Statesman and Philosopher, Philadelphia, PA: ...

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Small photo of Bangkok, Thailand - December 17, 2012: The distinctive Anutsawari Prachathipan Democracy Monument marks the end of Thailand's absolute monarchy in 1932Small photo of BANGKOK,THAILAND-SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 : Dome building and Pridi Banomyong statue monument in Thammasat University for remembrance absolute monarchy change to democracy in 1932.Small photo of BANGKOK,THAILAND-SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 : Dome building and Pridi Banomyong statue monument in Thammasat University for remembrance absolute monarchy change to democracy in 1932.Small photo of BANGKOK,THAILAND-SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 : Dome building and Pridi Banomyong statue monument in Thammasat University for remembrance absolute monarchy change to democracy in 1932.Small photo of BANGKOK,THAILAND-SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 : Dome building and Pridi Banomyong statue monument in Thammasat University for remembrance absolute monarchy change to democracy in 1932.Small photo of BANGKOK/ THAILAND-DECEMBER 21, 2014: Democracy Monument in changing country ruler from absolute monarchy to democratic form of government with the King as Head of State in 1932.Small photo of Bangkok Thailand - July 30, 2016 :- Built as a memorial to the change of government from absolute monarchy to a democracy with the King as Head of State More...

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